Laure Barras

Laure Barras

Lyric Coloratura Soprano

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Laure Barras begins her career in Switzerland in roles such as Giulia (La Scala di Seta), Berta (Barbiere di Siviglia) and Papagena (Zauberflöte). She recently made her debut in Montreal, Canada with Emile in Le Quatrième Enfant Lune by Oriol Tomas, at the Lucerne String Festival with Barmherzigkeit in Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebotes (Mozart) as well as with the Cameristi della Scala.
From 2013 to 2015, Laure Barras joins the Studio of the Opera of Lyon where she sings Laurie in The Tenderland, the second Niece in Peter Grimes, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (B.Blacher) and Frasquita in Carmen.
Engagements for 2015-2016 include: Gemmy in Guillaume Tell (Rossini) with l'Opéra du Rhône, Clorinda in Cenerentola (Rossini) at the Lausanne Opera, Adele in Fledermaus (Strauss) with Opéra Grand Avignon La Princesse in L'Enfant les Sortilèges (Ravel) at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées and Frasquita in Carmen with Opernspiel Munot.
Laure Barras won twice in a row the Migros Kulturprozent competition, and is also the recipient of scholarships from the Dénéreaz, Dubuis and Juchum Foundations. 
After a Bachelor in Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic (INALCO-Paris) and an acting diploma (Cours Florent - Paris), Laure Barras received a Master with high honors in voice interpretation at the HEMU in Lausanne (CH), and completed a Master/Opera degree at the HMTMH in Hannover, Germany.
Updated: September 2016

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